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October 18, 2019
Event 201 was a 3.5-hour pandemic tabletop exercise
Event 201 simulates an outbreak of a novel zoonotic coronavirus transmitted from bats to pigs to people that eventually becomes efficiently transmissible from person to person, leading to a severe pandemic. The pathogen and the disease it causes are modeled largely on SARS, but it is more transmissible in the community setting by people with mild symptoms.

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In March 2021, the Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI) partnered with the Munich Security Conference (MSC) to conduct a tabletop exercise on reducing high-consequence biological threats.

The exercise scenario portrayed a deadly, global pandemic involving an unusual strain of monkeypox virus that emerged in the fictional nation of Brinia and spread globally over 18 months. Ultimately, the exercise scenario revealed that the initial outbreak was caused by a terrorist attack using a pathogen engineered in a laboratory with inadequate biosafety and biosecurity provisions and weak oversight. By the end of the exercise, the fictional pandemic resulted in more than three billion cases and 270 million fatalities worldwide.

ATTACK May 15, 2022

(page 10 of the paper)

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Since Tuesday morning there has been a nationwide disruption in the processing of card payments. A few supermarkets, retailers and discounters throughout Germany are affected.

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Der erste Corona-Patient Deutschlands blickt zurück

Germany’s first corona patient looks back

Ausnahmezustand in München Klinik Schwabing

“Der Umgang mit neuen Erregern gehört für uns dazu”, sagt Prof. Clemens Wendtner. Er ist Chefarzt der Infektiologie in der München Klinik Schwabing und betreut Deutschlands “Patient 1”.
Trotzdem habe in der Klinik Ausnahmezustand geherrscht, sagt Wendtner. Ganz Deutschland blickt nach Schwabing. Täglich informiert das Klinikum die Öffentlichkeit über den Zustand des ersten deutschen Corona-Patienten.

State of emergency in Munich Clinic Schwabing “Dealing with new pathogens is part of this for us,” says Prof. Clemens Wendtner. He is chief physician of infectiology at the Munich Clinic Schwabing and looks after Germany’s “Patient 1”.
Nevertheless, there was a state of emergency in the clinic, says Wendtner. The whole of Germany looks to Schwabing. Every day, the hospital informs the public about the condition of the first German corona patient.

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Der Infektiologe Clemens Wendtner behandelt den ersten Affenpocken-Infizierten in Deutschland.

The infectiologist Clemens Wendtner treats the first monkeypox infected person in Germany.

Denn der 26-jährige Mann wohnt eigentlich in Lissabon und war nur zu Besuch in München. Deswegen muss er noch bis zum 3. Juni in dem isolierten Zimmer im Schwabinger Klinikum München bleiben.

Because the 26-year-old man actually lives in Lisbon and was only visiting Munich. That’s why he has to stay in the isolated room at the Schwabinger Klinikum München[=Munich Clinic Schwabing] until June 3.

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